We’re going green this week for spring! This sandwich is great for breakfast, lunch or dinner. It packs well too if you’re headed outside to enjoy the warmer weather. 

Serves 4

½ sandwich = 1 green lights, 4 yellow lights


Edamame Spread Ingredients

  • 1 ½ cups frozen shelled edamame, thawed
  • ¼ cup fresh cilantro, or parsley
  • ½ lemon juiced
  • 1clove garlic, roughly chopped
  • 1 tablespoon chopped chives
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • 3 tablespoons water


Sandwich Ingredients

  • 8 red onion rings
  • 1 English cucumber sliced
  • 1 small avocado, sliced
  • 2 cups spinach or arugula
  • 8 sliced whole grain toast



  1. To make the edamame spread, place all the ingredients in a food processor and process until smooth. Adjust the seasoning to taste. Add more water 1 tablespoon at a time if too dry.
  2. To assemble the sandwich, divide the onion, cucumber slices, avocado and spinach between 4 slices of toast. Add a couple tablespoons of the edamame spread to the other 4 slices of toast and use them to top each sandwich.